Selling a home requires quite a few activities to be completed successfully. Here is a quick snap-shot of the various steps involved in the selling of a property:
1. Deciding to sell:
This typically involves an owner personal circumstances and broader market activities. Decide to sell your property when you believe it is the right time for you to do so.
2. Choosing an agent:
Dealing with an agent and selling your property can be a simple and an extremely rewarding experience.
Or it could be a very daunting and unhappy experience. Thankfully, you can choose your option.
As your agent, Property Caretaker will ensure that your selling experience is enjoyable as realistically possible while getting best value for your property.
3. Determining price:
Setting the “right” price of your property encourages more genuine buyers to inquire and make offers to purchase your property. Often it results in properly being sold in quick times.
As your agent, Property Caretaker will be providing you a free property appraisal. This will help you to understand true value of your property.
4. Signing an agreement:
This is a legally binding contract between you and your agent.
This contract generally outlines commissions payable to the agent, the estimated sale price, duration of the agreement, advertising costs (if any) etc.
5. Preparing vendor’s statement and contract of sale:
These will be prepared through your solicitor or conveyancer.
These are legal requirements and has to be made available before a property is being presented for sale.
6. Preparing promotional plan:
This generally involves photographing your property and writing your online/ print media advertisements.
7. Going on the market:
Prospective buyers will be shown your property at arrange times or during open homes.
8. Sale and negotiation:
We will mediate between you and buyers to reach a mutually acceptable price.The successful buyer in this process will then pay a deposit.
9. Under contract:
This will be done by both seller and buyer’s conveyancers/ lawyers and banks. This ensures that all parties meet required legal and financial requirements.
10. Settlement day:
All going to plan, you’ll relinquish the keys and legal rights to your property in exchange for the balance of payment from the buyer or their bank.